Terry Venables dies at 80: Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer, Gary Neville and Gareth Southgate lead tributes to ex-England manager and 'most innovative coach', along with former clubs Barcelona, Tottenham and Chelsea

An image of former Spurs and England manager Terry Venables, who has passed away at the age of 80, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium ahead of Tottenham vs Aston Villa on November 26, 2023.
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Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Gary Neville have led the tributes to ex-England manager Terry Venables following his death on Saturday – along with his former clubs Tottenham, Chelsea and Barcelona.

Venables' family announced the news of his passing in a statement on Sunday, saying the 80-year-old had been suffering with a "long illness".

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